DALLAS, April 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dickey's Barbecue, known for its lip smackin' barbecue, is now offering catering packages specifically geared toward graduation parties and corporate lunch events. The new catering packages offer a variety of great tastin' meats and sides, with high quality ingredients, and healthy options to satisfy every member of the team.
"Many 2012 graduates grew up on Dickey's Barbecue," said Roland Dickey, Jr president of Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. "We're hoping this new graduation package will add a little nostalgia to the party and also make planning a party easy and affordable for families."
Dickey's opened up its national Catering Hotline, 1.866.BARBECUE, in August of 2011. Since the hotline began, sales have increased 75% year over year. Dickey's Barbecue is planning to add over 100 new locations nationwide in 2012 so the company catering growth is expected to keep growing.
"Our corporate packages are perfect for office luncheons and on-the-go pharmaceutical reps," said Michelle Sarlls, corporate catering manager for Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. "We're looking to make event planning easy and seamless."
Since 1941, the world's largest barbecue franchise has offered free kids meals every Sunday and affordable family packs designed to bring the whole family together for dinner. Dickey's Barbecue offers a quality selection of signature meats, home style sides and tangy barbecue sauce. All meats are slow smoked on-site in each restaurant.
About Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants Founded in 1941, Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants began in Dallas, Texas. More than 70 years later, Dickey's is now the world's largest barbecue chain. Currently, Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants is located in 40 states and over 220 locations nationwide. For more information on partnering with Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants in any location, call (866) 340-6188 or visit www.dickeys.com. Also visit our corporate Facebook page at www.facebook.com/dickeysbarbecuepit. Dickey's: Passionate about the Art of Great Barbecue.